• Home builders: Best in years and getting better Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    A lean supply of homes for sale is boosting confidence among U.S. home builders, according to a monthly sentiment survey from the National Association of Home Builders.

  • Mortgage rates same for loans big and small Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    In an unusual twist in the mortgage market, the difference between the cost of a conforming loan (generally $417,000 and under) and a jumbo loan has shrunk to nearly nothing.

  • Jumbo vs. conforming rates     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    The number of people applying for mortgages has hit a one-month low. CNBC's Diana Olick reports jumbo rates and conforming rates are almost exactly the same.

  • Housing recovery radar: The next 18 hot spots Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 9:59 AM ET

    The housing recovery is starting to heat up so much, the "b" word—bubble—is starting to pop up in some markets. So, where are the next hot spots?

  • How's 'Help to buy' impacting UK housing?     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Adam Challis, head of residential research at Jones Lang LaSalle, and Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, comment on the rise in U.K house prices, and the regional divide.

  • UK not ready for end of stimulus: economist     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, discusses the U.K economy following the latest inflation report and says inflation is currently "bouncing around its peak".

  • Private mortgage insurers back in black post-crash Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 1:26 PM ET

    Leveled by the housing crash, the private mortgage insurance industry is reaching profitability for the first time in six years.

  • Mortgage insurers post profits     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports four private mortgage insurers posted their first quarterly profit in six years.

  • Executive Edge: Luxury house flips surge     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    According to research firm RealtyTrac, high-end flipping is on the rise as Wall Street and foreign investors spend billions on U.S. property markets, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • The rise of move-in ready mansions     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on "turnkey mansions," when a rich buyer wants a mansion and everything in it. A New York penthouse sold for $7 million, which even included the toilet brushes and two jars filled with M&Ms.

  • Tiger Woods' home sinking?     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    Tiger Woods reportedly started noticing doors scraping the floors, and cracks in walls at his home in Jupiter Island, Florida. CNBC's Sue Herera reports.

  • Home builders to weather rising rates?     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Mortgage applications to buy a new home jumped 14 percent in July, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Mortgage rate spike finally hits housing market Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:26 AM ET

    The delay can be attributed to most potential homebuyers lock in mortgage rates early, and sale closings can take up to two months to be finalized.

  • Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets; and Thomas Gorman, Dorsey and Whitney weigh in on charges against JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.

  • Banks face more housing headaches     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 3:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest details on federal regulations taking aim at JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.

  • Power House: San Francisco real estate     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    Checking on the real estate market in San Francisco, with McGuire Real Estate partner Jeff Salgado. This week's power house is listed for $1.295 million.

  • Future of Fannie and Freddie     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains why the president is calling both lenders to be shut down despite strong second-quarter profits.

  • He's not buying a house—why is Obama on Zillow? Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan (L) tour Erickson Construction on August 6, 2013 in Chandler, Arizona.

    His housing situation is pretty sweet, yet President Obama took the unprecedented presidential move of going on Zillow. Here's why.

  • Obama: State of America's housing     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reviews the president's thoughts on the U.S. housing market after his live Q&A with Zillow.com.

  • Obama's push for housing reform     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    President Barack Obama and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff are hosting a virtual roundtable on housing reform. Paul Bishop of the National Association of Realtors and CNBC's Diana Olick discuss the president's plans.

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